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Education Mental Health Practitioner

Employer
Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Winchester
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Profession
Mental health, Mental health practitioner
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you looking for the next stage in your career? Do you hold a Post Graduate Diploma in Education Mental Health? Do you have experience working with children and young people in an education setting? If this is you, we would love to hear from you!

This is a great time to join our expanding service to meet the needs of schools and our communities.

Main duties of the job

To work as a member of a Mental Health Support Team in schools, providing a high quality, psychological therapy service to young people, their families or carers. In addition, to support psychological practice within the team by communicating effectively about the psychological care of clients, by contributing to the supervision of psychological practitioners and trainees and less experienced psychological therapists, and by participating in systematic clinical governance.

About us

Southern Health is one of the largest NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health and learning disabilities, as well as offering physical health community-based services.

With a workforce of more than 7000 and a footprint that spans more than 200 sites across Hampshire, we're wholeheartedly committed to providing the best possible healthcare, reaching a range of diverse communities, whilst placing patients and staff at the forefront of all our endeavours.

We are currently working closely with other NHS Trusts to integrate all our collective community, mental health, and learning disability services. Our new organisation, to be known as Hampshire and Isle of Wight NHS Foundation Trust, is set to launch in July 2024.

The transformation will happen in staggered stages Hampshire CAMHS, part of Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust joined Southern Health in February 2024, with Isle of Wight NHS Trust mental health and community services transitioning in early May 2024. The final combination of Southern Health and Solent Trusts is anticipated to occur in July 2024, when the new organisation will be formed.

Our new Trust will continue to cater to the unique needs of different communities, making healthcare across the county more accessible, as well as offering staff more opportunities for career development, training and partnership working.

Join us as we embark on this exciting journey to shape the future of healthcare in Hampshire.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Further information about the Trust and this role can be found on the Job Description and Person Specification document attached.

We are happy to talk Flexible Working - all requests for flexible working options can be discussed as part of the interview process.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Successful completion of the HEE commissioned 1yr 'Education Mental Health Practitioner' course.


Employer details

Employer name

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Avalon House

Chesil Street

Winchester

Hampshire

SO23 0HU

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